To activate your Imperial College London account and set your first password while on College premises, login to a College computer using the following details and following the steps:

  • Username - activate
  • Password - Activate!

This will activate your account and allow you to set your first password.

Alternatively, if you are not on College premises or are on a private network, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Activate account.
  2. Read the Terms and conditions of use shown and click on the Accept button.
  3. Enter your full name as given to the College on your application form.
  4. Enter your date of birth.
  5. Enter your College Identifier (CID), found on all official College correspondence and your College campus card.
  6. Enter the College Identity (CID) card number. Find out about CIDs at: College accounts and CIDs.
  7. Create a password and confirm it by entering it a second time.
  8. Click the Activate account button.

If the details are correct, your College account will be activate within a few second and your College account and email address will be displayed.

To create temporary accounts for visitors, find out more at: Visitors and guests